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Herrmann, Nicole; Boom, Arnoud; Carr, Andrew S; Chase, Brian M; Granger, Robyn; Hahn, Annette; Zabel, Matthias; Schefuß, Enno (2016): n-Alkane content and compound-specific δ¹³C values of surface sediments of the multicorer GeoB8332-3, GeoB8327-1, GeoB8325-1, GeoB8324-1, GeoB8321-1, GeoB8322-1, GeoB8323-1, GeoB8319-1. PANGAEA,, In supplement to: Herrmann, N et al. (2016): Sources, transport and deposition of terrestrial organic material: A case study from southwestern Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews, 149, 215-229,

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), grant/award no. 03G0840A: Regional Archives for Integrated iNvestigations
Median Latitude: -31.189666 * Median Longitude: 17.696354 * South-bound Latitude: -32.495667 * West-bound Longitude: 16.659333 * North-bound Latitude: -29.127667 * East-bound Longitude: 18.221500
Date/Time Start: 2003-01-28T18:50:00 * Date/Time End: 2003-01-31T12:50:00
Minimum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 0.005 m * Maximum DEPTH, sediment/rock: 0.005 m
GeoB8319-1 * Latitude: -32.495667 * Longitude: 18.078333 * Date/Time: 2003-01-28T18:50:00 * Elevation: -69.0 m * Recovery: 0.34 m * Campaign: M57/1 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: MultiCorer (MUC) * Comment: Greenish black, muddy sand, bivalve/ gastropods shell fragments, living gastropods, BWT:10.4°C. BWS for d13C and d18O analysis
GeoB8321-1 * Latitude: -31.863500 * Longitude: 18.116833 * Date/Time: 2003-01-29T12:30:00 * Elevation: -104.0 m * Recovery: 0.55 m * Campaign: M57/1 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: MultiCorer (MUC) * Comment: Dark greenish gray, mud, molluscs shell fragments, worms, bioturbated
GeoB8322-1 * Latitude: -31.953667 * Longitude: 18.117833 * Date/Time: 2003-01-29T14:20:00 * Elevation: -105.0 m * Recovery: 0.46 m * Campaign: M57/1 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: MultiCorer (MUC) * Comment: Very dark grayish brown, mud, shell fragments. BWT: 16.3°C. BWS for d13C and d18O analysis
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1Event labelEventHerrmann, Nicole
2Latitude of eventLatitudeHerrmann, Nicole
3Longitude of eventLongitudeHerrmann, Nicole
4Elevation of eventElevationmHerrmann, Nicole
5DEPTH, sediment/rockDepthmHerrmann, NicoleGeocode
6Depth, top/minDepth topmHerrmann, Nicole
7Depth, bottom/maxDepth botmHerrmann, Nicole
8n-Alkane C19C19ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
9n-Alkane C20C20ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
10n-Alkane C21C21ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
11n-Alkane C22C22ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
12n-Alkane C23C23ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
13n-Alkane C24C24ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
14n-Alkane C25C25ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
15n-Alkane C26C26ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
16n-Alkane C27C27ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
17n-Alkane C28C28ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
18n-Alkane C29C29ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
19n-Alkane C30C30ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
20n-Alkane C31C31ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
21n-Alkane C32C32ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
22n-Alkane C33C33ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
23n-Alkane C34C34ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
24n-Alkane C35C35ng/gHerrmann, Nicole
25Sum n-alkanes C25-C33C25-C33µg/gHerrmann, Nicole
26Carbon Preference Index, n-AlkanesCPI n-AlkanesHerrmann, NicoleCalculated25-33
27n-Alkane, average chain lengthACL n-AlkaneHerrmann, NicoleCalculated27-33
28n-Alkane, C31/(C29+C31) ratioNorm31Herrmann, NicoleCalculated
29n-Alkane, C33/(C29+C33) ratioNorm33Herrmann, NicoleCalculated
30n-Alkane C29, δ13CC29 δ13C‰ PDBHerrmann, Nicolewith respect to VPDB
31n-Alkane C29, δ13C, standard deviationC29 δ13C std dev±Herrmann, Nicole
32n-Alkane C31, δ13CC31 δ13C‰ PDBHerrmann, Nicolewith respect to VPDB
33n-Alkane C31, δ13C, standard deviationC31 δ13C std dev±Herrmann, Nicole
34n-Alkane C33, δ13CC33 δ13C‰ PDBHerrmann, Nicole
35n-Alkane C33, δ13C, standard deviationC33 δ13C std dev±Herrmann, Nicole
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